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Nagasaki Student NGO Soliciting Food Relief for African Nation

BOAT, an NGO created by students in Nagasaki Prefecture, is soliciting donors to provide meal money for children in the Central African Republic. The poverty-stricken country has been ravaged by political turmoil, leaving many children without food. The NGO will join forces in July with Africa Yu-no-Kai, a Tokyo-based NGO that is operating a clinic. BOAT was formed in January 2005 to provide assistance after the Sumatra earthquake.

Published: Jun 5, 2008 / Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008

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